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    Windows.iso file appeared in Documents

    I did a clean install of Win 10 (64 bit) on a Dell laptop, from a flash drive I created. The laptop had a brand new blank hard drive.

    I later took a look in the Documents folder and I see there is a 2.7 GB file in there called Windows.iso.

    When I double click on windows.iso, it mounts it as drive F: ESD-ISO. The files in there look like Windows setup files (there are folders called boot, efi, sources, support) and when I double click on the setup.exe, it says "Use the other installation disk that says 64 bit."

    Can anyone give me any insight into what this file is there for?

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    The files in there look like Windows setup files
    That's what they are. Evidently that is the 32 bit version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lumpy95 View Post
    That's what they are. Evidently that is the 32 bit version.
    So why would the installation have put them in the Documents folder?

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    I can't answer that one Vincenzo but that's what those files are.

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    It's a freebie. Take it.

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    Apparently; if you change the language, it reverts to 32-bit: Win10 error "Use the other installation disc that says 64-bit.

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    OK thanks. I've deleted it.

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